Volunteers Needed for Career Development Program to Impoverished Women & Men


Cause Areas


Sat Feb 25, 2017 08:00 AM - Sat May 06, 2017 05:00 PM


12500 Campus DriveOakland, CA 94619


Courageous Women Association’s Career Development and Economic Empowerment Program, educates & enriches the lives of women and men who are victims of violence & human trafficking, unemployed, veterans, disabled, formerly incarcerated, homeless or living in shelters and transitional housing; contributing to their overall well-being and helping them gain, maintain, & advance in employment that lead to wellness & recovery, and full self-sufficiency. It is a program with workshops held every Saturday ONLY, beginning March 25 - May 6. The assistance we need begins now, but will only need help each Saturday during the course of the workshops.

We are looking for volunteers to help with: Childcare, Registration, Cleanup/Setup, Computer literacy (teach basic Microsoft Word & Excel), Resume Writing Assistance, Assist with mock interviewing, Social Media and Flyers posts, Clerical Assistance from home, Signups and Tracking, sorting & organizing of suits, and fundraising.

We are also looking for Volunteer Business owners, Educators, and Professionals to commit up to 15 hourse of volunteer time to teach one day, attend the opening session of the program, and attend the graduation ceremony. Our program topics we educate on are the importance of:

  • Image & Etiquette,
  • Communication & Social Skills
  • Soft Skills and Conflict Management
  • Effective Marketing
  • Social Media Networking
  • Finance Management
  • Esteem Building
  • Resume Writing & Critique
  • Successful Interviewing
  • Computer Literacy
Email us at volunteers@courageouswomen.org or call us at 510-273-2412 for more information.

We will be conducting 3 conference calls/meetings for facilitators and volunteers.


  • Data Entry
  • Mentoring
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Financial Literacy
  • Administrative Support
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 12
  • Orientation or Training
  • Saturday's ONLY anytime between 8am-5pm
  • Assistance now with social media/mailing, collection/sorting/organizing of clothes, clerical

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